Understanding Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication - Open Textbook LibraryIn cultural studies , media culture refers to the current Western capitalist society that emerged and developed from the 20th century, under the influence of mass media. The alternative term mass culture conveys the idea that such culture emerges spontaneously from the masses themselves, like popular art did before the 20th century. Another alternative term for media culture is "image culture. Media culture, with its declinations of advertising and public relations, is often considered as a system centered on the manipulation of the mass of society. Popular culture and the mass media have a symbiotic relationship: each depends on the other in an intimate collaboration. The news media mines the work of scientists and scholars and conveys it to the general public , often emphasizing elements that have inherent appeal or the power to amaze.
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In the second part of their analysis of the role of mass media in child abuse prevention, the authors discuss the benefits of mass media programs as a tool to advocate for children's rights and more specifically, to promote awareness of, and to prevent, child abuse. The authors emphasise that campaign strategies may only be successful to the degree that they are backed by community education and direct support programs. Information gained from evaluations is highlighted, and recommendations for future media campaigns and initiatives are made. Increasingly, responsibility for children is not entrusted solely to parents or guardians but to whole communities Cohen, Ooms and Hutchins ; Korbin and Coulton Strategies that aim to optimise the experiences of children and young people, and to prevent child abuse and neglect, are therefore required to ascertain, and perhaps confront, commonly held community attitudes and responses to all children and young people, and to increase community awareness of issues that may affect children and young people. According to the National Child Protection Council undated: 9, cited in Hawkins, McDonald, Davison and Coy : 'Prevention of abuse involves changing those individual and community attitudes, beliefs and circumstances which allow the abuse to occur.
Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing. This text is comprehensive on several levels. Theoretically, this text echoes the framework employed by Pavlik and McIntosh, which displays sensitivity to convergence. However, this text understands convergence on multiple levels, not just the However, this text understands convergence on multiple levels, not just the three employed by P and M.
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